Informal Garbage-Can Pickup Game in Taffee Park

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  • Taaffe Playground

    390 Park Avenue, New York, NY (map)

    40.759296 -73.973190

  • Hey all,
    I live right by Taffee Park in Clinton Hill Brooklyn which has a hardscape soccer field. My roommate and I use the space and the neighboring handball court to throw around and I wanted to extend an invitation to those in the area who want to come around. If there is enough interest (4-8 people) we can throw together some make-shift rules and use some garbage cans as goals (unless , of course, we can get two goalies and two goals). It can't be an "official" event because the park is technically closed since Sandy hit, even though there is absolutely no damage. I know it is still a bit cold but I was out there the past three days without problem. Thoughts?

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  • Eoin B.

    Is this still going on?

    June 11

  • Sam N.

    im down for this

    March 19

  • Matthew M.

    Whens the next meet up? Just gloves and helmets or full pads?

    August 14, 2013

  • leroy J.

    what date and time is this taking place will someone please get back to me

    August 12, 2013

  • leroy J.

    I'm just learning the game I just want to play its hard to find a spot to play.

    August 12, 2013

  • Sam B.

    I haven't played since high school but am doing to play some pickup with anyone else who's rusty.

    July 1, 2013

    • Thomas W.

      I'll be down for a pickup if we can get a group of people together

      July 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Interested in picking up lacrosse as well. Let me know if there are beginners league

    June 30, 2013

  • David

    Really interested in picking up lacrosse. Anyone know an leagues for beginners? I would be interested in doing pick-up games regularly if possible.

    June 23, 2013

  • Damion

    Lacrosse on Wednesday 12pm (Afternoon) anyone intrested? Bring gear


    Randalls Island

    June 17, 2013

  • Thomas W.

    Does anyone know if there is any summer lacrosse leagues in the NY area? I am in White Plain and would like to join a chill league around the area and play some games or scrimmages on the weekends

    June 13, 2013

  • ashley b.

    If this is still a thing I'd totally be down. I'm a goalie too if that helps

    June 11, 2013

  • Tucker Q.

    Whatsup glad this group popped up when I searched "NYC pickup lacrosse" on google hope to play whenever I have the time

    June 2, 2013

  • Nick

    Playing tom. at noon on randalls field 51 with cages.

    June 1, 2013

  • Denzel C.

    Hey man this is a real cool idea I just came from school upstate and I've been searching for something to do with lacrosse so I can keep my stick right and get my stick better and also meet people in NYC that play Lacrosse because I want to surround my self with people who love the game as much as I do i am willing to travel any where n NYC to play catch scrimmage anything involving lacrosse lol

    May 31, 2013

  • Derek B.

    Hey man you still doing this? Let me know Id love to throw around for a bit

    May 8, 2013

  • Sam B.

    I haven't played since high school, but I'd love to pick up a stick again if it's pretty casual.

    April 17, 2013

  • Jamil J.

    sounds like a dope idea

    April 11, 2013

  • Michael K.

    I'm glad to see responses! I'm usually out throwing around by 5:30-6:00 so there is a high probability to find me there any weekday until ~7:30. That said, I'll make sure to be there every Monday and Thursday by 6:30 the latest for regularity starting today. Hope to see people there.

    Update on the space: it appears that the park is still officially closed. People of the neighborhood are regularly cutting the chain but the cops typically chain it back up within a few days. If the entry to the handball court on Myrtle is locked up, there is a short fence along Taaffe that is easily jumped. I keep calling 311 and asking why it is closed without any clear response. More to come.

    April 8, 2013

  • Charlie

    I am down, I live in Fort Greene.

    April 5, 2013

  • Alexander L.

    Never played lacrosse before either but have been throwing - would love to join!

    April 5, 2013

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  • Jen

    I live in Harlem and am very interested in learning how to play lacrosse. I've never touched a... more

  • Tawan

    Hey guys, used to play lacrosse in HS, not the greatest but i love the sport

  • Zhenhuan L.

    I just graduated from college. Played competitively year round throughout high school and... more

  • leroy J.

    Leroy Johnson just started playing lacrosse looking for a pick up game.

  • Matthew M.

    Hey all! My name is Matt and I live in Union City,NJ. Looking forward to hanging... more

  • Thomas W.

    I played a couple years of prep school lax and want to play some over the summer since I want to... more

  • Denzel C.

    My name is Denzel I went to Cayuga Community College and played Lacrosse and I'm just looking to... more

  • Derek B.

    Just a highschooler who has a love for lacrosse and would love to practice and once I get pads,... more

  • Alexander L.

    Hoping to learn how to play lacrosse!

  • Kenny w.

    My name is Kenny. I'm a former college basketball player who started reffing/playin­g lax in... more

  • Jai

    I never played lacrosse before so want to learn!

  • Mike

    What up? My name is mike, im 25 and I live down in the financial district only blocks away from... more

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